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Pneumonia

In 2016, 64,395 inpatient discharges and deaths were related to pneumonia, accounting for 3.0% of all inpatient discharges and deaths.
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Pneumonia was the second leading cause of death in 2016. In 2016, the number of deaths were 8,292, accounting for 17.8% of all registered deaths. The crude death rates for male and female were 130.1 and 98.4 per 100,000 population of respective sex.
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The age-standardized death rate due to pneumonia was stable in recent few years.
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In 2016, the age-specific death rates due to pneumonia increased markedly after age 70. In general, males had higher death rates than females.
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Note(s):
Classification of diseases and causes of death is based on the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) 10th Revision from 2001 onwards. Figures from 2001 onwards may not be comparable with figures for previous years which were compiled based on the ICD 9th Revision. Hence, caution should be exercised when interpreting the trend of diseases across 2000 and 2001.

Pneumonia corresponds to codes 480-486 in ICD-9 and J12-J18 in ICD-10.